This is a rush transcript from "Your World With Neil Cavuto," August 27, 2008. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
NEIL CAVUTO, HOST: In the middle of this Democratic confab, this Republican heavyweight, T. Boone Pickens, a Reagan Republican. He helped pay for those Swift Boat ads against John Kerry. And he came to the Democratic Convention without food-tasters. Is he nuts?
Boone Pickens, what are you doing here?
T. BOONE PICKENS, FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN, BP CAPITAL: That was tough there.
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CAVUTO: What are you doing here?
PICKENS: Listen, I — you know, I — I came, you know, with — with a mission.
And I am going to sell the Pickens plan. I have a plan, an energy plan for America, and I am going to sell it. And...
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CAVUTO: And, so, you will go to the Democrats. Does that mean you are going to support the Democrats?
PICKENS: I have gone to the Republicans, too. No, I...
CAVUTO: Have you ever been to a Democratic Convention?
PICKENS: Yes, today.
CAVUTO: Yes. See?
CAVUTO: No, no, that's why it's getting — now, this — John Kerry is speaking tonight. Did you meet John Kerry?
PICKENS: Bumped into him on the floor just a minute ago, shook hands.
CAVUTO: And how did that go?
PICKENS: Very pleasant.
CAVUTO: Did he squeeze extra hard?
PICKENS: It was pleasant.
CAVUTO: Did he mention the Swift Boat thing?
CAVUTO: Really? So, you were gentlemen. Life went on.
CAVUTO: All right.
Now, Barack Obama has said a lot nice things about you, Boone. And you have, in turn, said nice some things about him. Who is your candidate?
PICKENS: Oh, Neil, I don't have a candidate.
I have said that my mission is not partisan. And I said, I have to be the lone ranger in this deal. I — I am not into the race. And that's what I told Senator Reid. We talked.
CAVUTO: Harry Reid.
PICKENS: Yes. And he said, Boone, are you going to be active in this campaign? I said, I am not. I can't sell the Pickens plan and be active. So, I said, count me out. I am on the sideline.
CAVUTO: All right. But obviously you are going to vote.
PICKENS: Well, we will see.
CAVUTO: Wow. So it is conceivable that Boone Pickens could vote for Barack Obama?
CAVUTO: OK. Well...
NBC is not going to be running your follow-up energy ad campaign. Why not?
PICKENS: No, they just — they just scratched one ad. That's...